Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 54 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 628 588 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.92% 4.85% 6.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.13% 11.70% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 482 495 696
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5641 5025 5245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.20% 41.41% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4671 4362 4492
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 395 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Cheshire -2 134 £45,000 +16.88% 11
Lancashire +16 55 £37,500 -2.60%
Merseyside -20 38 £33,750 -10.00% 3
XML
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 349 (55.57%) Web Services
2 343 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (45.38%) JavaScript
4 272 (43.31%) HTML
5 252 (40.13%) .NET
6 240 (38.22%) C#
7 236 (37.58%) CSS
8 234 (37.26%) Java
9 231 (36.78%) SQL
10 229 (36.46%) JSON
11 201 (32.01%) SQL Server
12 199 (31.69%) MVC
13 194 (30.89%) SOAP
14 183 (29.14%) jQuery
15 181 (28.82%) ASP.NET
16 180 (28.66%) OO
17 142 (22.61%) Scrum
17 142 (22.61%) RESTful
18 131 (20.86%) WCF
19 129 (20.54%) Software Engineering
19 129 (20.54%) Git (software)
20 128 (20.38%) REST
20 128 (20.38%) Degree
21 121 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
22 120 (19.11%) Microsoft
23 116 (18.47%) Oracle
24 113 (17.99%) HTML5
25 112 (17.83%) Subversion
26 107 (17.04%) Finance
27 105 (16.72%) T-SQL

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (7.01%) Apache
2 31 (4.94%) CMS
3 30 (4.78%) WebSphere
4 26 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 22 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (3.34%) JBoss
7 20 (3.18%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.75%) nginx
8 11 (1.75%) OpenROAD
9 9 (1.43%) NServiceBus
10 8 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.27%) CICS
11 7 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.80%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.80%) Confluence
13 4 (0.64%) IIS
13 4 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.64%) WordPress
14 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.43%) Magento
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.32%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.32%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.32%) Shopify
6 1 (0.16%) Exstream
6 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 9 (1.43%) GitHub
3 9 (1.43%) SaaS
4 5 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.64%) Office 365
6 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.48%) Route 53
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.32%) Serverless
8 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.16%) Force.com
8 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.16%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 76 (12.10%) HTTP
2 35 (5.57%) FTP
3 16 (2.55%) SSL
4 11 (1.75%) HTTPS
5 9 (1.43%) Wireless
6 7 (1.11%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.11%) RS-232
6 7 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.96%) IMAP
7 6 (0.96%) SMTP
7 6 (0.96%) SS7
8 4 (0.64%) Intranet
8 4 (0.64%) LAN
8 4 (0.64%) WAN
9 2 (0.32%) ATM
10 1 (0.16%) Internet
10 1 (0.16%) LDAP
10 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (32.01%) SQL Server
2 93 (14.81%) MySQL
3 42 (6.69%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 39 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 18 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.55%) Big Data
11 14 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.07%) DB2
12 13 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.91%) Redis
14 11 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.75%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 129 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 112 (17.83%) Subversion
3 92 (14.65%) Visual Studio
4 61 (9.71%) Jenkins
5 60 (9.55%) JIRA
6 52 (8.28%) NUnit
7 46 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 46 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (6.37%) MSTest
9 39 (6.21%) JUnit
10 30 (4.78%) SonarQube
11 27 (4.30%) Selenium
12 22 (3.50%) ReSharper
13 20 (3.18%) Bitbucket
14 19 (3.03%) Ant
14 19 (3.03%) IntelliJ
15 18 (2.87%) gulp
16 16 (2.55%) CruiseControl
16 16 (2.55%) Grunt
16 16 (2.55%) Vagrant
General
1 107 (17.04%) Finance
2 52 (8.28%) Retail
3 48 (7.64%) Law
4 38 (6.05%) Banking
5 25 (3.98%) Marketing
6 19 (3.03%) Automotive
7 16 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.91%) Back Office
8 12 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.75%) French Language
10 10 (1.59%) German Language
10 10 (1.59%) Japanese Language
11 7 (1.11%) Advertising
11 7 (1.11%) Electronics
11 7 (1.11%) Games
12 6 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.48%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 403 (64.17%) Developer
2 115 (18.31%) .NET Developer
3 93 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 87 (13.85%) C# Developer
5 78 (12.42%) Senior Developer
6 77 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 56 (8.92%) Software Engineer
8 53 (8.44%) PHP Developer
9 42 (6.69%) Software Developer
10 29 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (4.46%) C# Software Engineer
11 28 (4.46%) SQL Developer
12 25 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (3.66%) Junior
13 23 (3.66%) Web Developer
14 22 (3.50%) .NET Software Engineer
14 22 (3.50%) Analyst
15 21 (3.34%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (3.18%) Architect
17 19 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (55.57%) Web Services
2 272 (43.31%) HTML
3 252 (40.13%) .NET
4 236 (37.58%) CSS
5 229 (36.46%) JSON
6 194 (30.89%) SOAP
7 183 (29.14%) jQuery
8 181 (28.82%) ASP.NET
9 142 (22.61%) RESTful
10 131 (20.86%) WCF
11 128 (20.38%) REST
12 113 (17.99%) HTML5
13 101 (16.08%) .NET Framework
14 99 (15.76%) XSLT
15 98 (15.61%) AngularJS
16 76 (12.10%) CSS3
17 72 (11.46%) Ajax
18 66 (10.51%) Spring
19 65 (10.35%) LINQ
20 63 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.83%) Computer Science
2 56 (8.92%) iPad
3 30 (4.78%) User Experience
4 27 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.98%) N-Tier
6 18 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.55%) Mainframe
8 15 (2.39%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.91%) PMI
11 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (1.43%) TRADACOMS
14 7 (1.11%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 7 (1.11%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.96%) Life Science
15 6 (0.96%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 79 (12.58%) Windows
2 70 (11.15%) Linux
3 25 (3.98%) Unix
4 18 (2.87%) Mac OS
5 17 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.39%) Android
7 12 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 5 (0.80%) AIX
12 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (31.69%) MVC
3 180 (28.66%) OO
4 142 (22.61%) Scrum
5 129 (20.54%) Software Engineering
6 121 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (16.24%) Web Development
8 99 (15.76%) TDD
9 93 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 85 (13.54%) OOP
11 75 (11.94%) Unit Testing
12 71 (11.31%) SDLC
13 69 (10.99%) E-Commerce
14 62 (9.87%) BDD
15 61 (9.71%) UML
16 55 (8.76%) DevOps
17 54 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
18 50 (7.96%) RUP
19 49 (7.80%) MVVM
20 40 (6.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 285 (45.38%) JavaScript
2 240 (38.22%) C#
3 234 (37.26%) Java
4 231 (36.78%) SQL
5 105 (16.72%) T-SQL
6 89 (14.17%) PHP
7 53 (8.44%) C++
8 45 (7.17%) PL/SQL
8 45 (7.17%) XPath
9 36 (5.73%) VB.NET
10 32 (5.10%) Python
11 28 (4.46%) C
12 27 (4.30%) Ruby
13 19 (3.03%) VB
14 18 (2.87%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
15 15 (2.39%) COBOL
15 15 (2.39%) PHP 7
16 10 (1.59%) Go
16 10 (1.59%) XAML
17 9 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 128 (20.38%) Degree
2 30 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.87%) Siebel Certification
4 13 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.91%) ISEB
5 12 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.59%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.80%) APMP
8 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.01%) QA
2 9 (1.43%) SLA
3 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.80%) WAI
4 3 (0.48%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (2.55%) Docker
2 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (4.30%) Puppet
2 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.48%) Kibana
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.48%) SCCM
3 3 (0.48%) SCOM
4 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.32%) Salt
4 2 (0.32%) Terraform
5 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 120 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 116 (18.47%) Oracle
3 27 (4.30%) SAP
4 19 (3.03%) Siebel
4 19 (3.03%) Zend
5 12 (1.91%) Chordiant
5 12 (1.91%) Google
6 11 (1.75%) Actian
7 7 (1.11%) Adobe
8 6 (0.96%) Sybase
9 5 (0.80%) HP
9 5 (0.80%) hybris
9 5 (0.80%) Perforce
9 5 (0.80%) Sun
10 4 (0.64%) IBM
10 4 (0.64%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.64%) Talend
11 3 (0.48%) Sage
11 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.48%) Xamarin